Astana 3 vs. Ufa 2
Andrey Vasilevskiy, Ufa, DNP
Season totals: 12 GP, 7-3-2, 0 SO, 2.43 GAA, .916 sv%
Andrey Vasilevskiy sat backup in Ufa's 3-2 loss to Astana. Astana was led by a pair of goals from former Lightning forward Brandon Bochenski , his 13th and 14th of the season. For those who missed it, it was also announced Ufa will loan Andrey Vasilevskiy to Russia's U20 WJC team this winter.
Khanty-Mansiysk 3 vs. Chelyabinsk 4 (OT)
Nikita Gusev , Khanty-Mansiysk, DNP
Season totals: 17 GP, 2-2-4, -4, 2 PIM
Nikita Gusev was again out of the lineup in Yugra's 4-3 overtime loss to Traktor Chelyabinsk. Chelyabinsk was led by 2 goals and 3 points from Caps first rounder Evgeny Kuznetsov.
Ekaterinburg 5 vs. Magnitogorsk 4 (SO)
Vasily Koshechkin , Magnitogorsk, SO Loss, 9/11, 5.37 GAA, .818 sv%
Season totals: 21 GP, 12-5-3, 2 SO, 2.27 GAA, .926 sv%
Vasily Koshechkin was lifted after allowing 2 goals and then reinserted for the second shooter in the shootout session, which he stopped, in Magnitogorsk's 5-4 SO loss to Ekaterinburg. Bizarre use of the goaltenders. Ekaterinburg got a goal from captain and former Lightning defenseman Sergey Gusev. Danis Zaripov had a hat trick in defeat for Magnitogorsk.
St. Petersburg 4 vs. Bratislava 2
Jaroslav Janus , Bratislava, 25/29, 4.00 GAA, .862 sv%
Season totals: 12 GP, 5-7-0, 1 SO, 2.99 GAA, .883 sv%
Ex-NHLer Alexei Ponikarovsky had 1 goal and 3 points to help lead St. Petersburg to a 4-2 win over Slovan Bratislava. Ilya Kovalchuk also had a helper in the contest for SKA.